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Latest issue of Neurosurgical Focus journal examines anterior approaches to thoracolumbar spinal surgery

Latest issue of Neurosurgical Focus journal examines anterior approaches to thoracolumbar spinal surgery

Variability in function after lower spinal fusion reflects patient characteristics

Variability in function after lower spinal fusion reflects patient characteristics

Study: The effect of electrical stimulation therapies on spinal fusion

Study: The effect of electrical stimulation therapies on spinal fusion

New robotic technology increases the safety and precision of spinal fusion surgeries

New robotic technology increases the safety and precision of spinal fusion surgeries

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

Preoperative opioid consumption is strongest risk factor for prolonged opioid use, shows study

Preoperative opioid consumption is strongest risk factor for prolonged opioid use, shows study

Novel technique to monitor nerve function could transform the way doctors perform surgeries

Novel technique to monitor nerve function could transform the way doctors perform surgeries

Study warns against use of bone morphogenetic proteins in pediatric spinal fusion

Study warns against use of bone morphogenetic proteins in pediatric spinal fusion

Risk of blindness from spinal-fusion surgery has declined, study shows

Risk of blindness from spinal-fusion surgery has declined, study shows

Study shows no higher cancer risk in patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery with rhBMP

Study shows no higher cancer risk in patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery with rhBMP

Combining NELL-1 with BMP2 therapy may promote bone development

Combining NELL-1 with BMP2 therapy may promote bone development

Vertera Spine receives FDA 510(k) clearance for COHERE Cervical Interbody Fusion Device

Vertera Spine receives FDA 510(k) clearance for COHERE Cervical Interbody Fusion Device

FDA grants first cervical multilevel indication to Centinel Spine’s STALIF C integrated interbody device

FDA grants first cervical multilevel indication to Centinel Spine’s STALIF C integrated interbody device

Centinel Spine achieves milestone implantation of 20,000 STALIF C cervical integrated interbody devices

Centinel Spine achieves milestone implantation of 20,000 STALIF C cervical integrated interbody devices

Amedica's CASCADE data shows silicon nitride spacers are comparable to hollow-body PEEK spacers

Amedica's CASCADE data shows silicon nitride spacers are comparable to hollow-body PEEK spacers

St. Mary's Medical Center adds Mazor Renaissance robot-assisted system to Spine Center

St. Mary's Medical Center adds Mazor Renaissance robot-assisted system to Spine Center

New neuromonitoring method prevents malpositioning of pedicle screws during thoracic spine surgery

New neuromonitoring method prevents malpositioning of pedicle screws during thoracic spine surgery

DePuy Synthes Spine announces the U.S. launch of new tissue implant for spine fusion surgery

DePuy Synthes Spine announces the U.S. launch of new tissue implant for spine fusion surgery

Smoking before surgery can lead to morbidity and complications for neurosurgical procedures

Smoking before surgery can lead to morbidity and complications for neurosurgical procedures

OHSU analysis finds previous studies have overstated effectiveness of bone growth product used in spinal surgeries

OHSU analysis finds previous studies have overstated effectiveness of bone growth product used in spinal surgeries